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Wiser or Wheezer

Friday, March 29, 2013

I feel like an ostrich who has finally pulled its head out of the sand and like what it sees.... I love getting older , things get easier every day." Jane Powell

As life gets moving along we get older ,wiser ,smarter we can do things faster with less effort. Okay most non physical things,that is , for some of us.

It doesn't have to be that way. For the most part we are in charge of our destiny. If we have a preexisting condition, like me, we learn to live with it. We learn to adapt then we learn how to make ourselves stronger.

I am lucky enough to have a heart condition that I was born with, a rythmn problem and acquired a pacemaker at 46 . Don't feel sorry for me I can do everything you can
do and some. How did I get such a positive outcome, luck, and I eat as clean and healthy as I can and I stay as active as I can . Try it and you may not get ill or get a disease.

That is the secret on how to be wiser as we get older and not be a wheezer. Eat as clean and healthy as you can. Grow a garden and make your own everything, okay most things. Stay away from boxes and prepackaged foods as much as you can.

Be as active as you can. Not everyone can go to the gym and run like the wind ,or lift ultra heavy weights. Most of us can go for a brisk walk and do some yoga. So don't sit there do it!!! Before you can't.
Keep your mind active, try crosswords, blogging , read the paper , play some games on yes facebook. Or check out the games on your team page here.Try something new every week or so. Challenge yourself.

Stay social. In this ever changing evolving busy crazy world it is ultra hard to find and keep friends. Enjoy the friendships we have here. Volunteer your time and you will make new friends that will help you get out of bed every morning. Pick a friend who is also as active as you and you can become more limber together.
Have a positive attitude in all things. Be happy with what you have . Learn to live a simple life. Learn to live with change and make the most of everything.

That my friends is my best advice on how to be wiser without being a wheezer or a geezer. I hope and pray and strive for being the 85 year old lady still working out at the gym, you know what with that attitude I just might make it. See you there.! HUGS

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EFFRAYECHILDE 4/21/2013 12:04PM

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    Great advice!

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ILIKETOZUMBA 4/1/2013 10:39AM

    That is really great advice. Thank you for sharing it! I too hope to be the 85-year-old at the gym...and then later I hope to be the centenarian at the gym! :)

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AMANDACOETZER 4/1/2013 6:55AM

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GRAMPIAN 4/1/2013 5:59AM

  Sound advice.

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CEEMAY 3/31/2013 11:07AM

    Great blog. Thank you!!!

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ALIDOSHA 3/31/2013 8:45AM

    Thank you for the golden advice! emoticon

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PCASEY7 3/31/2013 12:00AM

    Great attitude!

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CICELY360 3/30/2013 11:18PM

  good blog

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ROCKYCPA 3/30/2013 10:46PM

    Great advice - thanks for sharing!

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JAMER123 3/30/2013 10:24PM

    Great advice and may you never get "old"
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MIMIDOT 3/30/2013 8:17PM

    Great blog! I'm 75 and still exercise 2 hours most days. I mostly do aerobics and walk . Tho' I do some strength too. I hope to continue all my life.

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SANDYCRANE 3/30/2013 6:59PM

    I agree 100% with everything you said.

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TERMITEMOM 3/30/2013 6:54PM

    Really inspiring - thank you!

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SJKENT1 3/30/2013 6:33PM

    Great!


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JEANNINEMM68 3/30/2013 6:28PM

    You have a wonderful attitude.

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SHANNONY84 3/30/2013 5:31PM

    Great attitude. Thank you for sharing!

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MARYJEANSL 3/30/2013 5:04PM

  Generally very good advice. You have a great attitude.

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DIANNEMT 3/30/2013 4:53PM

    As I am getting older, I am also getting fitter! I feel better and look better than I have in many years! You can do it!! Keep at it!

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PATRICIAANN46 3/30/2013 3:53PM

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CORNERKICK 3/30/2013 3:07PM

  Good advice

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MNNICE 3/30/2013 1:46PM

    My motto: "I want to die healthy!"

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NCSUE0514 3/30/2013 1:16PM

    Don't be a wheezer geezer, huh?

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LIVELYGIRL2 3/30/2013 12:47PM

  Super advice. Great attitude! I like it! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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GRIZ1GIRL 3/30/2013 12:34PM

    Thanks for sharing...have a Happy Easter!

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SUSIEMT 3/30/2013 12:11PM

    Woo Hoo to you! Great attitude!

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PENOWOK 3/30/2013 12:02PM

    Me, too! I want to e the 85 Year old who looks 65 and is still out there getting it done...

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KARRENLYNN 3/30/2013 10:53AM

    You are right and I see it all the time. People who have lots of interests and interact with others on a regular basis are much happier and healthier as they get older. They don't give in to old age thinking as fast. And many are young in thinking and doing even as they age.

Have a great weekend,

Karen

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You learned a lot in a short time and probably because of your heart condition from the beginning. I'm so glad you chose NOT to be a victim, that is many peoples downfall.

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MOMMY445 3/30/2013 7:47AM

    what a great blog! now i know for sure that i am also on the right path towards physical and mental health! have a wonderful day and a great easter weekend!

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TRYINGHARD54 3/30/2013 7:45AM

    thank you for sharing... :)

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JANEMARIE77 3/30/2013 7:19AM

    love it thanks for sharing have a great day

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BESSHAILE 3/30/2013 7:07AM

    Yep. Each day we choose to live. Or not. We choose.

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NASFKAB 3/30/2013 6:02AM

  great thought provoking blog thanks

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BLITZEN40 3/29/2013 8:38PM

    I volunteer with 2 75 year old ladies and they both work out at the gym 5 days a week. They are friends and go together so it's true that it helps to have a friend with similar interests and abilities fitness wise to help motivate you. I don't have a fitness buddy so that's my excuse, lol. I did get CLOSE to the gym yesterday though. teehee Just didn't quite make it in. You are one strong, brave lady to do all you do with a pacemaker! emoticon

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MISHMOM 3/29/2013 5:09PM

    I love your positive attitude! emoticon emoticon

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JACKIE542 3/29/2013 1:00PM

    Agreed, I am just a bit slower, but I can still do everything I use too. emoticon

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